This brief examines major issues in health insurance and preventive services affecting adolescents and young adults, as implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act proceeds.
This 2012 brief, created by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law (CAHL) and NAHIC, discusses gains in private insurance coverage for young adults over the past two years and describes other provisions ACA that will further expand health insurance coverage and improve access to preventive services for this age group.
This study examines the potential role of the health care system in the successful transition to young adulthood for all adolescents, with emphasis on adolescents with special health care needs (ASHCN).
This 2011 guide was designed to provide tools and practical ideas for developing and implementing an adolescent health strategic plan.
This 2010 brief, created by the Center of Adolescent Health and the Law (CAHL) and NAHIIC, reviews major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act highlighting those of greatest significance for these young people.
This fact sheet provides an analysis of the major health care reform bills before the House and Senate as of November 2009.
This issue brief, developed by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law, presents an overview of the health care issues faced by homeless adolescents and young adults.
This 2008 brief provides an annotated list of organizations and agencies that monitor trends in state and federal policies related to the 21 Critical Health Objectives.
Midcourse Review of the Healthy People 2010: 21 Critical Health Objectives for Adol’s & Young Adults
Progress on the 21 Critical Health Objectives was reviewed as part of the Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review. The review found little or no improvement on most objectives.
This 2006 paper is intended to inform policymakers, health professionals, health insurance purchasers, beneficiaries, young adults and their families about the health status and coverage issues young adults face as they strive to reach self-sufficiency.